The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Transport to collaborate with other ministries and agencies to appraise the proposed Quang Ninh airport project and submit to him a report within June.

The report should clarify the necessity of the project based on existing development plans for airports and other related schemes, its efficiency, sources and forms of investment, and its expected impacts on socio-economic development need and security-defence.

According to a plan of the northern province of Quang Ninh, the airport will be built on 248.6 hectares in Van Dong island district’s Economic Zone in the form of BOT (build-operate-transfer) with an estimated investment of 7.49 trillion VND (531.6 million USD), including costs for site clearance.-VNA.